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Cosmic rays. by Louis Leprince-Ringuet

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Published by Prentice-Hall in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementForeword by John A. Wheeler. Translated from the French by Fay Ajzenberg.
SeriesPrentice-Hall physics series
LC ClassificationsQC485 .L444
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 290 p.
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6072004M
LC Control Number50011323

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